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Finance Business Partner

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Free Parking
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 8 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 21 December 2022
  • Job Ref: WPL38174_1669046585
International supplier to the retail market, based in Leeds, currently requires an ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified Finance Business Partner to join their account's function. The business has seen a huge increase in demand in the last 18 months, mainly supported by their online presence. As such, this role has been created to support their continued development. Reporting directly to the Group Financial Controller, you will take a lead role in the culmination of the organisations group accounting procedures.

Working directly with the Financial Controller as well as other senior stake holders (including PE investors) across the business you will have the opportunity to help shape and drive key process and projects within this rapidly growing and dynamic business.

Working directly with the Financial Controller you will be responsible for:

* Preparing and reviewing reports, commentaries, financial statements, forecasts and budgets for the various divisions
* Working towards financial objectives by highlighting any risks and potential opportunities through regular performance updates and meetings
* Review weekly performance reporting commentaries on key drivers for variances, so the business can maximise the potential opportunities for sales growth and increased profitability
* Liaising with senior board members and managerial staff, ensuring finance processes are running smoothly highlighting both risks and opportunities to generate value
* Support commercial decision-making process via effective analysis, insight and financial modelling as well as analysis and insights from outcomes of past decisions
* Supply detailed updates on year end forecasts on a monthly basis.
* Taking part and developing major projects
* Liaise with senior stake holders across sales, marketing and IT presenting financial information to none finance areas

Candidate requirements:

* Ideally, Hold an accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
* Have excellent communication skills
* Ability to use excel to an advanced level
* Strong relationship building with both internal and external stakeholders

As your experience grows within this role and the business you will gain wider exposure to all areas of the company and the finance function; that will accelerate your career and open many other opportunities.

Ideally you will be a qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA with the ability to demonstrate strong career achievements to date within management accountant/financial accountant/FP & A position.
Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.